Non-autonomous



[aw-ton-uh-muh s] /ɔˈtɒn ə məs/

adjective
1.
Government.

2.
having autonomy; not subject to control from outside; independent:
a subsidiary that functioned as an autonomous unit.
3.
Biology.

/ɔːˈtɒnəməs/
adjective
1.
(of a community, country, etc) possessing a large degree of self-government
2.
of or relating to an autonomous community
3.
independent of others
4.
(philosophy)

5.
(biology) existing as an organism independent of other organisms or parts
6.
a variant spelling of autonomic (sense 3)
adj.

1800, from Greek autonomos “having one’s own laws,” of animals, “feeding or ranging at will,” from autos “self” (see auto-) + nomos “law” (see numismatics). Cf. privilege. Used mostly in metaphysics and politics; see autonomic.

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